Je’na Givens, Las Vegas
Je’na Givens worked as an educator in the Clark County School District and Las Vegas area private schools for five years before becoming a nutritionist with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada WIC.
Previously, Givens worked as an intern at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Immunology Research Laboratory, working closely with principal researchers to finalize clinical studies for a pharmaceutical drug that targets treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune diseases. She also served as a research assistant at Tuskegee University’s Nutrition Department where she helped facilitate a college campus project to recruit Tuskegee University students to volunteer and attend free nutrition health screenings. Givens earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Food Nutrition Science from Tuskegee University.
She is now enrolled in Roseman’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Henderson, Nevada campus and is the recipient of a Nursing Hero Scholarship supported by Cure 4 The Kids Foundation.
HERO Scholarship Overview
Roseman University and our generous donors wish to honor and award community heroes who dream of pursuing healthcare professions. Incoming students may receive a one-time $10,000 scholarship at the start of their program. In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must have completed an application to their Pharmacy or Nursing program of choice and must have been offered admission to Roseman University. Applications are evaluated on four key criteria: academic promise, financial need, community volunteerism, and leadership skills.
To learn more about the Hero Scholars program, visit roseman.edu/hero-scholars.
About Roseman University of Health Sciences
Founded in Henderson, Nevada in 1999, Roseman University of Health Sciences is a non-profit, private institution of higher learning training the next generation of undergraduate and graduate-level health care professionals that serve, collaborate and set new standards in their communities and within their professions. With campuses in Henderson and Summerlin (Las Vegas), Nevada and South Jordan, Utah, the University is comprised of the College of Dental Medicine, offering an Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA residency and Doctor of Dental Medicine program; College of Pharmacy, offering a Doctor of Pharmacy and Professional Continuing Education; College of Nursing, offering an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner; College of Graduate Studies offering a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Roseman University of Health Sciences will also offer a Doctor of Medicine through its College of Medicine, once it becomes accredited. More than 6,500 Roseman graduates care for patients, conduct research, and engage in public health and policy in Nevada, Utah, and across the country. Roseman University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.